Liz Swaine, The Shreveport Times

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The Shreveport Times

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5 things to do in downtown Shreveport

The fun runs the gamut in our #CoolDowntown. → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

Walk the places of our past, enjoy paintings of rural homesteads that will transport you to a different time, have tea with a bear and enjoy a strange brew and trivia, too. → Read More

Five things to do in Downtown Shreveport

Downtown is welcoming this salute to our nation’s independence with a pig roast and live jazz, comedy and of course, pyrotechnics! → Read More

Should Shreveport look to Memphis for a reboot?

We cannot wait too long to start making changes of our own. → Read More

5 things to do in downtown Shreveport

There's plenty to do in downtown Shreveport, including a Star Wars escape room, an art walk, Beatles trivia and a screening of the movie "Yesterday." → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

Five far-flung things to do make our list of happenings this week. We have two giant parties that center around music, a gathering for the written word, an opportunity to crawl with friends, and a one-night vis → Read More

Five things to do in Downtown Shreveport

Celebrate Dad’s big day with a big meal and then walk in some big shoes at a building that helped make singers larger than life. → Read More

5 things to do in downtown Shreveport

It’s high time you had some food and fun in our #CoolDowntown. → Read More

Five things to do in Downtown Shreveport

The Shreveport Farmers’ Market turns 33, but the gifts are for you. Mad skills abound at the annual Hoover Watercolor spring fling, drag bingo kicks off a month of Pride, see food and eat seafood at the Shrevep → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

It’s a wonderful weekend to go ‘mad’ about downtown! Perfect your madness at Mudbug #36 as you eat, drink, dance and party the night away. Show your House allegiance in a Game of Thrones throw-down, laugh at th → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

Bring your pup and be ready to crawl, celebrate a strange brew and then sample several of them, get tuneful with The Tone Vipers and finish your weekend in some fancy pants. We’re all this and more in our #Cool → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

Check out our fun five, all of which Mom will love. → Read More

5 things to do in downtown Shreveport

We know you believe in Miracles because jammin’ and live jazz are returning to the Red. Taste the wine, then take the wine at artspace; meet a man who normally goes for the throat (in his weekly column) but is → Read More

The long road to fruition

It’s hard not to drive through downtown and imagine yourself the owner of a wonderful historic property, an intriguing space filled with stories. → Read More

New life for Shreveport's iconic Arlington Hotel

The Shreveport Metropolitan Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to allow Larsen Family, LP a Special Use permit for property at 700 Cotton Street. → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

We’ll be walking our pups down the yellow brick road this weekend as we welcome both the wizard and wagging tails. → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

Downtown goes back in time this weekend to become the stomping ground for some of earth’s largest inhabitants. Dinosaurs will take over a small patch of our city center! Partake of a party that include oysters, → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

318 Restaurant Week continues with three delicious dining ‘experiences’ that might have your name written all over them. In addition, you’re invited to crash a wedding, sleep with sharks, reconsider poetry and → Read More

Five things to do in downtown Shreveport

Toss out the diet, we’re helping kick off 318 Restaurant Week with meal deals and a list of fabulous foodie events this week. Flashy wheels roll into the convention center, women celebrate history, accomplishme → Read More

Routing the bad news bogeyman

The biggest challenge isn’t finding things to do, it’s finding enough hours in the day to do it all. → Read More